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Livin’ on the edge: Flash notch third straight 2-1 win

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An infinite number of qualities characterize a championship-caliber team, but for the promising 2013 Western New York Flash squad, two stick out prominently.

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Three-peat complete: 5 memories from Flash’s championship season

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Nothing was easy about Western New York’s post-season run to a third straight championship. Conceding early deficits became the norm, as the Flash only led for a meager 12 minutes over the entire WPSL Elite playoffs and trailed for 121 of the 210 minutes in…

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WPSL Elite Championship: Western New York vs Chicago - LIVE-BLOG

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THE FLASH ARE CHAMPIONS! Salem picks her corner and doesn’t miss, and that’s three straight titles for Western New York. 4-2 in penalties after 1-1 in regulation!

Still 3-2 Flash! Wenino pings the left pipe, and now Angela Salem has a chance to…

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5 things to watch in WPSL Elite Final

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The Western New York Flash has the opportunity to win its third consecutive title in its third league in three years. The match, at 1 p.m. Saturday at Sahlen’s Stadium, could vault the Flash from repeat champion to dynasty. Let that soak in for a second.

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Substitutes, Frierson fuel comeback, send Flash to WPSL Elite Final

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All Western New York Flash head coach Aaran Lines asks of his substitutes is to make an impact after entering a match. Reserve forwards Laura Heyboer and Jodi-Ann Robinson not only made an impact, they shifted the match’s momentum that led to a 2-1 Flash victory…

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Surging on the road: Flash sneaks past Red Stars

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Behind goals from Adriana and Katy Frierson, the Western New York Flash squeaked past the Chicago Red Stars 2-1 at Benedictine University in Illinois. The win improves the Flash to 9-1-3 on the season, and the team’s 30 points are good for a first-place tie…

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Unbeaten in 10, Flash faces WPSL Elite co-leader Chicago

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The Western New York Flash wasted little time in dispatching FC Indiana on Thursday, scoring twice in the first 10 minutes en route to a 5-0 win. The victors received two goals from Adriana – now tied for the league lead – and solo tallies from Katy Frierson,…

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Davis earns her spot as Flash shocks Red Stars

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Close to losing her spot in the lineup, Western New York Flash striker Omolyn Davis repaid head coach Aaran Lines’ trust. Held without a point in her first four appearances, the Jamaican international exploded for a goal and an assist in Western New York’s…

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Confident, shorthanded Flash takes on unbeaten Chicago tonight

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Saturday’s 3-1 victory over the New England Mutiny was a welcomed result for the Western New York Flash, who’d only taken one point from its previous three games. The three points were particularly valuable as a confidence boost, as Wednesday’s opponent, the…